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What a day! Hy-Vee stores across eight states sponsored their annual Veterans Breakfast yesterday, and once again, it was a smashing success. When the numbers are added up this year, we will have served more than 80,000 free breakfasts to veterans and active-duty military members. As Jon Richardson, store director at Indianola Hy-Vee, told me: [...]
When Nate Swalley transferred to the Hy-Vee store in Johnston, Iowa in 2005, the first customer he met was Mert Hansen. Neither man knew it at the time, but it was to become a relationship that would change both their lives. Read the heartwarming story here at www.hy-vee.com.
Hy-Vee is proud to be the official grocery partner of the Kansas City Chiefs. Together, our organizations are doing great work in the community: CHIEFS, HY-VEE AND PROCTER & GAMBLE PARTNER WITH KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR READING PROGRAM
Kids in five central Iowa schools are enjoying a fresh addition to their school lunches this year, thanks to a program sponsored by Hy-Vee and Dole. The five schools — in Boone, Centerville, Denison, Fairfield and Shenandoah — received portable salad bars that allow them to offer students a selection of fresh fruits and vegetables at each [...]
A college coach, a 13-year-old triathlete, a former NBA star and an NFL kicker shared inspirational messages with 7,000 students at the sixth annual Exercising Your Character event, held today at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. Exercising Your Character is a celebration of physical fitness, good character and sportsmanship. Fourth- and fifth-grade classes from schools [...]